Head of Web & Digital Media

University of Essex - Communications and External Relations

Communications and External Relations

Communications and External Relations brings together the main areas involved in leading the University’s strategic positioning and profile.

Engaging with students, staff and stakeholders we promote the University’s excellence in research and education, and ensure its profile is communicated in a consistent way. We take an innovative and creative approach to our work and are at the forefront of new and best practice in communications, marketing, and stakeholder and customer service.

The Role and Duties

We are looking for an innovative and inspirational manager to help us maximise the effectiveness of our digital marketing/communication channels. Delivering through a small web team and an extended group of content editors, you’ll be experienced in: the operational management of a large complex website; project management; motivating and leading a team; and in harnessing the potential of institutional websites, external sites and social media to deliver integrated campaigns (working closely with marketing and communications staff).

Qualifications and Skills Required

You will have a proven ability of building strong working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders and will be expected to take a creative approach to your work and to continue to develop new channels and innovative approaches to web presence and digital media.

A degree or equivalent level qualification or experience is essential.

You will also have a proven record of using sophisticated content management systems to develop websites in line with strategic priorities.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

Our website http://www.essex.ac.uk  contains more information about the University of Essex.  If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 874588 / 873521.

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